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Laura Magee, Deputy Director, Public Affairs,
716-846-8239 lmagee@esd.ny.gov

Pamm Lent, Governor's Office, 
716-846-8309
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Press Releases

Date   Media Releases & Public Advisories Archive
March 22, 2017   ECHDC ANNOUNCES APPLICATIONS OPEN FOR PROGRAMMING AND EVENTS AT CANALSIDE
March 13, 2017   ECHDC MEETS AND APPROVES CONTRACT TO ADVANCE CANALSIDE INTERPRETIVE STRUCTURES PROJECT
February 14, 2017   ECHDC APPROVES DESIGN OF EXPLORE & MORE CHILDREN’S MUSEUM AT CANALSIDE
January 9, 2017   ECHDC ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF BE OUR GUEST, LTD. TO MANAGE PUBLIC SPACE AND EVENTS AT CANALSIDE
December 3, 2016   CANALSIDE TO HOST SIXTH ANNUAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION AND TREE LIGHTING
November 1, 2016   CANALSIDE RECOGNIZED BY SOCIETY OF AMERICAN TRAVEL WRITERS
October 11, 2016   ECHDC APPROVES CONTRACT FOR CANALSIDE WAYFINDING AND INTERPRETIVE SIGNAGE PROJECT
September 12, 2016   BUFFALO OUTER HARBOR’S LIGHTER, QUICKER, CHEAPER PROJECTS MOVING FORWARD
August 12, 2016   ECHDC AND BUFFALO RIVER HISTORY TOURS LAUNCH THE NEW HARBOR QUEEN TOUR BOAT
July 13, 2016   CANALSIDE INTRODUCES CHANGES TO CONCERT SECURITY AND GUEST EXPERIENCE
July 5, 2016   STATEMENT FROM ROBERT GIOIA, CHAIRMAN OF ERIE CANAL HARBOR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ON LAST NIGHT’S FIREWORKS AT CANALSIDE
June 29, 2016   BUFFALO HERITAGE CAROUSEL, THE CITY OF BUFFALO AND ECHDC ANNOUNCE AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE FUTURE SITE FOR HISTORIC CAROUSEL AT CANALSIDE
June 28, 2016   ECHDC ANNOUNCES SCHEDULE FOR BUFFALO’S FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION ON THE WATERFRONT
May 27, 2016   ECHDC ANNOUNCES 2016 SEASON AND NEW OUTER HARBOR LANDING FOR QUEEN CITY BIKE FERRY
May 20, 2016   ECHDC ANNOUNCES CENTRAL WHARF EXTENSION COMPLETE AND READY FOR CANALSIDE’S BUSY SUMMER SEASON
May 20, 2016   ECHDC ANNOUNCES LECHASE CONSTRUCTION TO MANAGE CONSTRUCTION OF CHILDREN’S MUSEUM AT CANALSIDE
May 16, 2016   ECHDC AND OUTER HARBOR MANAGEMENT GROUP ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2016 OUTER HARBOR PROGRAMMING AND EVENTS SCHEDULE
March 16, 2016   GOVERNOR CUOMO ANNOUNCES BRIDGE OF HOPE DEDICATED TO CANCER SURVIVORS AT CANALSIDE
February 8, 2016   BUFFALO’S OUTER HARBOR REDEVELOPMENT MOVING FORWARD WITH ADDITION OF 50 ACRE PARCEL
December 14, 2015   ECHDC SELECTS CONTRACTOR FOR IMPROVED BIKE FERRY LANDING AND MARINA IMPROVEMENTS
November 23, 2015   ECHDC ANNOUNCES THE ICE AT CANALSIDE OPEN FOR THE SEASON
November 9, 2015   ECHDC APPROVES $5 MILLION PROJECT TO INCREASE ACCESS AND ACTIVATION OF HARBOR AREA
September 23, 2015 SECOND PHASE OF CANALSIDE’S CENTRAL WHARF EXTENSION TO BEGIN
September 16, 2015   ECHDC AND CITY OF BUFFALO PARTNER ON PLAN TO INCORPORATE OUTER HARBOR DEVELOPMENT INTO CITY GREEN CODE PLANNING PROCESS
September 16, 2015   ECHDC AND EXPLORE & MORE ANNOUNCE NEW SITE FOR CHILDREN’S MUSEUM AT CANALSIDE
September 8, 2015   CANALSIDE CELEBRATES SUCCESSFUL SUMMER
July 16, 2015   ECHDC ANNOUNCES RECYCLING PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY
June 26, 2015   FRIDAY NIGHT ROCKS AT CANALSIDE
June 19, 2015   ECHDC CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF QUEEN CITY BIKE FERRY
June 10, 2015   ECHDC ANNOUNCES SUCCESS OF SUMMER CONCERTS WILL BRING UPDATES TO CANALSIDE
June 5, 2015   ECHDC ANNOUNCES TUGBOAT PLAY STRUCTURE AT CANALSIDE
May 29, 2015   ECHDC ANNOUNCES ANNOUNCES NEW KAYAK LAUNCH & EVENTS SCHEDULE FOR BUFFALO’S OUTER HARBOR
May 19, 2015   ECHDC ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2015 CANALSIDE PROGRAMMING AND EVENTS SCHEDULE
May 18, 2015   ECHDC LAUNCHES THE NEW QUEEN CITY BIKE FERRY
April 27, 2015   ERIE CANAL HARBOR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION MEETS AND APPROVES MOUS TO IMPROVE MAINTENANCE AND SERVICES ON BUFFALO’S OUTER HARBOR
March 23, 2015   ERIE CANAL HARBOR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION MEETS AND APPROVES ITEMS TO MOVE FORWARD ON BUFFALO WATERFRONT OPERATIONS, MAINTENANCE AND IMPROVEMENTS
February 9, 2015   NEW YORK STATE’S LARGEST MARINA SET TO RECEIVE TRANSFORMATION
December 23, 2014   THE ICE AT CANALSIDE IS OPEN THROUGHOUT KIDS’ WINTER RECESS
December 18, 2014   ECHDC ANNOUNCES THE ICE AT CANALSIDE GRAND OPENING
November 18, 2014   ECHDC ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF CANALSIDE DEVELOPMENT RFP
September 5, 2014   ECHDC HOLDING BUFFALO OUTER HARBOR PRESENTATION AND OPEN HOUSE
August 11, 2014   ECHDC ANNOUNCES PLANS TO LIGHT CONNECTING TERMINAL GRAIN ELEVATOR MOVING FORWARD
July 29, 2014   ECHDC HOLDING PRESENTATION OF ALTERNATIVE CONCEPTS FOR BUFFALO’S OUTER HARBOR
April 9, 2014   BUFFALO’S OUTER HARBOR REDEVELOPMENT MOVING FORWARD
March 13, 2014   STATEMENT FROM GOVERNOR CUOMO
February 10, 2014   ERIE CANAL HARBOR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION BOARD MOVING FORWARD ON SOUTH AUD BLOCK PLANS
January 13, 2014  

ECHDC ANNOUNCES SELECTION OF GLOBAL SPECTRUM TO MANAGE CANALSIDE

December 19, 2013  

MEDIA ADVISORY: ECHDC’S THIRD ANNUAL CANALSIDE HOLIDAY CELEBRATION AND TREE LIGHTING EVENT

December 18, 2013  

MEDIA ADVISORY: RIBBON TO BE CUT AT CANALSIDE'S EAST CANAL

November 13, 2013  

ECHDC BOARD ACCEPTS PROJECTS PLAN

September 10, 2013  

BUFFALO MARITIME FESTIVAL SAILS INTO CANALSIDE SEPT. 12-15

May 17, 2013  

ECHDC CUTS RIBBON ON DOCK EXTENSION AT CANALSIDE

May 10, 2013  

ECHDC ANNOUNCES SUMMER 2013 PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE

May 8, 2013  

ECHDC BOARD APPROVES NEXT PHASE OF GRAIN ELEVATOR AND BRIDGE LIGHTING

April 10, 2013  

ECHDC BOARD APPROVES CONTRACT WITH BUFFALO PLACE FOR CANALSIDE OPERATIONS AND MOVES OHIO STREET PROJECT FORWARD

February 19, 2013  

ECHDC BOARD APPROVES MEASURES TO IMPROVE BUFFALO’S WATERFRONT, CONTINUES DRIVING MOMENTUM

January 23, 2013  

OHIO STREET DESIGN PHASE KICKS OFF WITH SERIES OF PUBLIC INFORMATION MEETINGS

December 10, 2012  

CANALSIDE HOSTS SECOND ANNUAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION AND TREE LIGHTING EVENT

November 14, 2012  

ECHDC BOARD MEETS TO APPROVE MEASURES THAT WILL IMPROVE BUFFALO’S WATERFRONT

October 25, 2012  

LIEUTENANT GOVERNOR DUFFY TOURS KEY PROJECTS THAT WILL REVITALIZE BUFFALO’S WATERFRONT

October 2, 2012  

BUFFALO GRAIN ELEVATOR TO BE ILLUMINATED IN LIGHTING DEMONSTRATION

September 19, 2012  

EVENTS AND PROGRAMMING SOUGHT FOR CANALSIDE

September 12, 2012  

ECHDC APPROVES ROBERT GIOIA AS CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD

September 7, 2012  

US BRIG NIAGARA ARRIVES IN BUFFALO TO CELEBRATE BICENTENNIAL OF THE WAR OF 1812

June 13, 2012  

ECHDC SELECTS PUBLIC SPACE CONSULTANT

January 9, 2012  

ECHDC SEEKS PROGRAMMING FOR THE BUFFALO RIVER

January 9, 2012  

ECHDC MOVES FORWARD WITH PUBLIC CANALS AND CULTURAL MASTER PLAN

December 16, 2011  

CANALSIDE HOSTS ITS FIRST ANNUAL HOLIDAY CELEBRATION

October 17, 2011  

ECHDC MAINTAINS MOMENTUM AT CANALSIDE

August 26, 2011  

ECHDC APPOINTS MEMBERS OF THE CANALSIDE DESIGN COMMITTEE

August 18, 2011  

EVENTS AND PROGRAMMING SOUGHT FOR CANALSIDE

July 19, 2011  

ECHDC RECEIVES RECOMMENDATION ON DONOVAN SITE

     
July 1, 2011  

CANALSIDE OPENS SUMMER SEASON WITH CENTRAL WHARF EXTENSION, “CLINTON’S DISH”

June 24, 2011  

ECHDC ANNOUNCES CONTEST TO NAME NEW FOOD SHACK

May 19, 2011  

QUEEN CITY FERRY DEBUTS AT THE COMMERCIAL SLIP

May 10, 2011  

ECHDC HOSTS PRESENTATION ON BUFFALO RIVER RESTORATION PROJECT

April 14, 2011  

“SUMMER OF TRANSFORMATION” FOR BUFFALO’S WATERFRONT

March 17, 2011  

“THE STORY OF BUFFALO” COMES ALIVE AT CANAL SIDE THIS SUMMER

March 14, 2011  

WATERFRONT PROMISES MADE, WATERFRONT PROMISES KEPT

February 8, 2011  

ECHDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS RECEIVES REPORTS FROM SUBCOMMITTEES TASKED WITH SUMMER ACTIVITIES 

December 16, 2010  

ECHDC GAINS APPROVAL FOR MODIFIED PLAN

December 16, 2010  

LAWSUIT REGARDING CANAL SIDE FUNDING DISMISSED

December 14, 2010  

ECHDC TO BEGIN GRAIN ELEVATOR INSPECTION

December 9, 2010  

ECHDC RELEASES PRELIMINARY REPORT ON CANAL SIDE CULTURAL MASTER PLAN

December 6, 2010  

ECHDC ANNOUNCES CANAL SIDE ART SELECTION COMMITTEE

November 26, 2010  

ECHDC VOTES TO APPROVE MODIFIED GENERAL PROJECT PLAN

November 16, 2010  

ECHDC TABLES VOTE ON MODIFIED PLAN, ANNOUNCES A SERIES OF OPEN HOUSES

October 27, 2010  

JULIE BARRETT O’NEILL APPOINTED TO ECHDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

October 15, 2010  

CONGRESSMAN HIGGINS & ERIE CANAL HARBOR DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION ANNOUNCE $5 MILLION FOR BUFFALO HARBOR BRIDGE

October 5, 2010  

ECHDC TO SPONSOR WORKSHOPS WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM WNY CULTURAL ORGANIZATIONS

July 13, 2010  

CANAL SIDE PROJECT FINAL AGREEMENT SIGNED: NEW YORK POWER AUTHORITY AND ERIE CANAL HARBOR DEVELOPMENT CORP. FINALIZE AGREEMENT VITAL TO WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT EFFORTS

July 4, 2010  

ERIE CANAL HARBOR INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION

June 21, 2010  

ERIE CANAL HARBOR SUMMER PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

April 13, 2010  

ECHDC BOARD AUTHORIZES AGREEMENT WITH BUFFALO PLACE,EASEMENT AT AUD SITE

March 13, 2010  

ECHDC AFFIRMS CANAL SIDE SEQRA FINDINGS AND GENERAL PROJECT PLAN

February 16, 2010   ECHDC APPROVES PROJECT LABOR AGREEMENT FOR CONSTRUCTION OF CANAL SIDE PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE COMPONENTS
February 3, 2010   NYS POWER ALLOCATION BOARD APPROVES INDUSTRIAL INCENTIVE PACKAGE FOR REVITALIZATION OF BUFFALO WATERFRONT
January 15, 2010   ECHDC RECOMMENDS ISSUANCE OF CANAL SIDE PROJECT FINAL GENERIC ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT STATEMENT
December 16, 2009   ECHDC AUTHORIZES CONSTRUCTION MONITORING SERVICES CONTRACT AND RECOMMENDS CANAL SIDE GENERAL PROJECT PLAN
December 12, 2009   GOVERNOR PATERSON BOLSTERS COMMITMENT TO BUFFALO’S WATERFRONT REDEVELOPMENT EFFORT
November 25, 2009   “ORANGE SEAT MEMORY” CONTEST WINNER ANNOUNCED
November 10, 2009   ECHDC AUTHORIZES ADDITIONAL INNER HARBOR CONTRACTS
October 28, 2009   CANAL SIDE PROJECT DGEIS PUBLIC COMMENT PERIOD EXTENDED
October 23, 2009   BUFFALO MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM ORANGE SEAT SALE COMMENCES
September 21, 2009   WATERFRONT LEADERS ANNOUNCE BUFFALO HARBOR BRIDGE EFFORT
August 4, 2009   NEW EVENTS ADDED TO ERIE CANAL HARBOR SUMMER PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE
July 17, 2009   NEW PROGRAM ADDED TO THE 2009 ERIE CANAL HARBOR SUMMER ACTIVITIES -- YOGA ON THE CENTRAL WHARF
June 30, 2009   DEMOLITION OF MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM NEARS COMPLETION
June 2, 2009   AUD ORANGE SEATS DONATED TO HOCKEY HALL OF FAME
May 27, 2009   ERIE CANAL HARBOR SUMMER PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
May 12, 2009   ECHDC RENEWS BUFFALO PLACE INC. HARBOR OPERATIONS CONTRACT
May 6, 2009   ECHDC ANNOUNCES “AUD DEMOLITION” PHOTO CONTEST
April 14, 2009   ECHDC WELCOMES THE “SPIRIT OF BUFFALO” TO CANAL SIDE
March 24, 2009   ECHDC APPOINTS THOMAS P. DEE CORPORATION PRESIDENT
February 24, 2009   ECHDC ANNOUNCES OUTER HARBOR PLANNING PROGRESS
February 13, 2009   ECHDC "HARBOR CAM" GOES LIVE
December 14, 2008   HARBOR CORPORATION UNVEILS FINAL “CANAL SIDE” MASTER PLAN
December 9, 2008   ECHDC OFFICIALLY AWARDS MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM DEMOLITION
CONTRACT & WELCOMES NEW BOARD MEMBER
November 26, 2008   DEMCO, INC. TO ASSUME DEMOLITION DUTIES AT MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM
November 12, 2008   ERIE CANAL HARBOR “TRANSIT PLAZA” COMPLETE
October 07, 2008   AUD DEMOLITION CONTRACT AWARDED; ESD UPSTATE PRESIDENT DENNIS MULLEN APPOINTED INTERIM ECHDC PRESIDENT
October 06, 2008   ECHDC SUMMER PROGRAMMING CONCLUDES
October 06, 2008   ECHDC MEETING ADVISORY AND PUBLIC NOTICE
October 06, 2008   ECHDC ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF NEW WEBSITE
September 15, 2008   ECHDC ANNOUNCES RETIREMENT OF CHARLES F. ROSENOW
August 21, 2008   ERIE CANAL HARBOR TO HOST BUFFALO “NAVY WEEK”
August 18, 2008   ECHDC AMENDS ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN CONTRACT
August 11, 2008   MEDIA ADVISORY - ECHDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS AUGUST MEETING
July 10, 2008   IRA G. ROSS AEROSPACE MUSEUM OFFICIALLY RELOCATES TO QUEEN CITY
July 4, 2008   ERIE CANAL HARBOR SUMMER PROGRAMMING SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED
July 4, 2008   BUFFALO'S OFFICIAL FOURTH OF JULY CELEBRATION
July 2, 2008   ERIE CANAL HARBOR OFFICIALLY OPENS TO PUBLIC
March 21, 2008   ECHDC ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL WATERFRONT PROGRESS
March 19, 2008   ECHDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING RESCHEDULED
February 22, 2008   ECHDC OFFICIALLY ACQUIRES MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM – STATE AGENCY TAKES TITLE TO KEY WATERFRONT DEVELOPMENT SITE
January 18, 2008   DONOVAN OFFICE BUILDING FURNITURE GIVEAWAY BENEFITS REGION’S NOT-FOR-PROFITS – FORTY AGENCIES AND SCHOOLS SECURE OFFICE FURNITURE AND SUPPLIES
December 13, 2007   ECHDC TAKES OVER DONOVAN STATE OFFICE BUILDING – MORE TANGIBLE PROGRESS IN DEVELOPMENT OF WATERFRONT